George Friedman is founder and chairman of Geopolitical Futures, which specializes in geopolitical forecasting. Prior to this, Friedman was chairman of the global intelligence company Stratfor, which he founded in 1996. Friedman is the author of six books, including the New York Times bestsellers The Next Decade and The Next 100 Years. He lives in Austin. Friedman’s latest book is The Storm Before the Calm: America’s Discord, the Coming Crisis of the 2020s, and the Triumph Beyond.
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